Topic: Arne Duncan
Central Falls High School had fired its staff as part of a strategy for failing schools. Now, the Rhode Island school has reached a tentative agreement to keep the staff but make other changes.
05/17/2010 03:14 pm
Entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries gathered at the summit on entrepreneurship in Washington to learn how individual action can expand opportunity, especially in the Muslim world.
04/27/2010 03:10 pm
Schools can no longer rely on a survey for female students about college sports to show that they are compliant with Title IX requirements, Biden announced Tuesday.
04/20/2010 09:02 pm
But many education reformers see the Crist veto in Florida as just a temporary setback in their quest to improve teaching and teacher compensation.
04/15/2010 05:36 pm
Readers write in about deficits and taxation, using private money for nuclear power, and the No Child Left Behind law.
04/05/2010 12:08 pm
A big concern about proposed national education standards for grades K-12 is that they amount to a federal takeover of public schools. Not true. This plan originated from the states, is voluntary, and is backed by 48 governors.
03/31/2010 01:12 pm
In announcing the Race to the Top winners, Education Secretary Arne Duncan noted that both states had strong buy-in from almost all districts and teachers unions.
03/29/2010 07:48 pm
Congress is expected to vote this weekend not just on healthcare, but also on a student aid bill. Here’s a rundown of five key components in the legislation.
03/19/2010 01:54 pm
A movie like "The Blind Side," with Sandra Bullock and depicting a real scholar-athlete, has a lesson for the NCAA in this March Madness: Get the graduation rates up for players, especially blacks. Otherwise, Uncle Sam may be on your case.
03/18/2010 04:59 pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan took the Obama administration's plans for No Child Left Behind to Capitol Hill Wednesday. Lawmakers were pleased but also had tough questions.
03/18/2010 09:29 am